Expanding the modest elements of trust in the Japan-Russia relationship, talking through reciprocal concerns before they lead to conflict, avoiding bilateral incidents, and engaging in mutually beneficial economic cooperation is the way forward.
Occasional resurfacing of the so-called enemy base strike debate often produces alarmist headlines and predictions of a remilitarized Japan, but in fact this debate has been percolating for decades and is still rooted in Japan’s defensive military politics.
Join us for a conversation on Elbridge A. Colby's debut book The Strategy of Denial on the future of the United States’ defense strategy against China's growing power.
Join us for an in-depth conversation with leading scholars on U.S., China, and Africa policy to discuss whether the BRI and B3W can address Africa’s financing needs and how to avoid the negative spillovers of great power competition on the African continent.
If Japan’s quiet military revolution is indeed aimed against a specific threat, then that threat issues not from Russia but from China.
In order to avoid a standoff with China and contribute to global health, it is necessary for the Quad to maintain firm cooperation with COVAX to keep its support comprehensive and non-strategic.
The global rise of China, the closer connections forged by the Quad – India, U.S., Japan and Australia, and Washington, DC’s perceived move away from Middle-Eastern conflicts has made the ‘Indo-Pacific’ one of the most mentioned geopolitical buzzwords of the last few years.
Japanese Prime Minister Suga Yoshihide and U.S. President Joe Biden find themselves in an unenviable position, as fifth-generation (5G) mobile telecommunications networks are being rolled out in their countries to fulfill the promise of faster speeds to help bolster their economies.
The United States and India have grown increasingly close. But even as Washington’s ambitions for the partnership expand exponentially, India’s foreign policy is in transition.
James Schoff, a senior fellow at the Carnegie Asia Program, explains the U.S. position on the close relationship between Russian President Vladimir Putin and former Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe, and how Washington views economic cooperation between the two neighbors.